Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
I. dionot means oak tree
II. blyonot means oak leaf
III. blycrin means maple leaf
Which word could mean “maple syrup”?
Answer & Solution
In this language, the adjective follows the noun. From dionot and blyonot, you can determine that ‘onot’ means oak. From blyonot and blycrin, you can determine that bly means leaf. Therefore, crin means maple. Because the adjective maple comes after the noun, patricrin is the only possible choice.